Jet City Improv is proud to announce an annual Holiday Benefit Show featuring the Seattle improv community; Winter Wonderprov! The show partners with the Seattle Times Fund for the Needy (https://ffn.seattletimes.com/ ) to raise money for those in need during the Holiday Season. Local community agencies supported by the fund include Childhaven, Treehouse, Wellspring and many more.
The first Winter Wonderprov took place on Sunday December 11 at 7:00pm at the Jet City Improv Theater and featured some of the best improv from around the Seattle area in a two hour comedy fest. All ticket sales and donations were earmarked for the Seattle Times Fund for the Needy. Winter Wonderprov 2016 raised $1700.00 for the Fund For The Needy.
Winter Wonderprov 2016 participating groups: Secret Bagel, Plush Squad, Wedding Horror Stories and Phil and Ian’s Radio Hour.
Disaster Relief Benefit Shows
Jet City Improv also produces benefit shows to provide aid to assist aid workers in areas struck by disasters. Past shows benefited Mercy Corp for their work in Japan in the aftermath of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011 (Improv for Japan) the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal in 2015 (Improv for Nepal) and the Red Cross in the wake of Super Storm Sandy in 2012 (Hurricane Sandy Relief)